“The Exercise Rx for ADHD” [podcast episode #246]

Listen to “The Exercise Rx for ADHD” with John J. Ratey, M.D.

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Powerful proof presentations that exercise is helping youngsters and adults set up their symptoms of ADHD. Movement turns on the brain’s attention networks and eases other signs of ADHD, comparable to hyperactivity. In quick, physical task benefits the ADHD brain through elevating ranges of dopamine and norepinephrine, two chemical compounds linked to attention.

A gradual nutrition of movement and lively play also has a positive effect on conduct and motivation, resulting in better faculty efficiency and higher self-esteem. What’s extra, research recommend that exercise can reduce addictive behaviors — from excessive display screen time to vaping and marijuana use. Overall, bodily task is a go-to treatment that oldsters and adults can use to better their lives with ADHD.

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John Ratey, M.D., is a member of the ADDitude ADHD Medical Review Panel.

This ADHD Experts webinar used to be first broadcast continue to exist February 28, 2019. 

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